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  • Mount Vernon High School’s In The Know team warmed up for its upcoming regional tournament by winning three matches against adults Wednesday at the Public Library of Mount Vernon & Knox County. From left are Duncan Shremshock, Tim Mahan, John Kolberg and Jacob Miller.  style=

    Students sweep In the Know challenge

    Mount Vernon High School’s In The Know team warmed up for its upcoming regional tournament by winning three matches against adults Wednesday at the Public Library of Mount Vernon & Knox County. From left are Duncan Shremshock, Tim Mahan, John Kolberg and Jacob Miller. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Operator Ron Morris said, “No big deal, it happens,” when his backhoe slid into this trench at the former Ryan’s restaurant property on Coshocton Road Wednesday afternoon. Morris said his employer, Canyon Construction of Fredericktown, was digging a new water line into the facility when the embankment gave way. They used a bigger backhoe to set the little one back on it’s tracks. There was no damage to the equipment and no one was hurt. The former restaurant will be the home of Davita Dialysis, which is expected to open in October. style=

    Backhoe slides into trench

    Operator Ron Morris said, “No big deal, it happens,” when his backhoe slid into this trench at the former Ryan’s restaurant property on Coshocton Road Wednesday afternoon. Morris said his employer, Canyon Construction of Fredericktown, was digging a new water line into the facility when the embankment gave way. They used a bigger backhoe to set the little one back on it’s tracks. There was no damage to the equipment and no one was hurt. The former restaurant will be the home of Davita Dialysis, which is expected to open in October. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets’ Nate Bolander singles in the third inning of Wednesday’s Ohio Capital Conference game against Olentangy Orange. The Pioneers won, 7-1. style=

    Mistakes cost MV in loss to Orange

    Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets’ Nate Bolander singles in the third inning of Wednesday’s Ohio Capital Conference game against Olentangy Orange. The Pioneers won, 7-1. (Photo by Geoff Cowles)

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  • This burned out house at 20200 New Gambier Road fell quickly Wednesday morning. It is the second of 11 houses in Knox County to be demolished under The Moving Ohio Forward program to clean up neighborhoods with abandoned or dilapidated houses. The first round of demolition will wrap up over the next two weeks. style=

    Demolition begins on dilapidated houses

    This burned out house at 20200 New Gambier Road fell quickly Wednesday morning. It is the second of 11 houses in Knox County to be demolished under The Moving Ohio Forward program to clean up neighborhoods with abandoned or dilapidated houses. The first round of demolition will wrap up over the next two weeks. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • The Knox County Safety Council awarded three scholarships during its annual meeting on Wednesday. Receiving scholarships are, from left, Hadleigh Rundell, Olivia Buckingham and Anna Wolford. style=

    Safety council awards students and businesses

    The Knox County Safety Council awarded three scholarships during its annual meeting on Wednesday. Receiving scholarships are, from left, Hadleigh Rundell, Olivia Buckingham and Anna Wolford. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Jerod Smith, left, director of bands at Fredericktown High School, received the Outstanding Potential Award that recognizes young band teachers who show potential and promise in band music education. Sarah Brown, retired band director at Groveport-Madison High School made the presentation after a band concert Wednesday evening. The award comes from the American School Band Director’s Association educational foundation, a national organization dedicated to promoting quality band education. style=

    FHS band director honored

    Jerod Smith, left, director of bands at Fredericktown High School, received the Outstanding Potential Award that recognizes young band teachers who show potential and promise in band music education. Sarah Brown, retired band director at Groveport-Madison High School made the presentation after a band concert Wednesday evening. The award comes from the American School Band Director’s Association educational foundation, a national organization dedicated to promoting quality band education. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • A fire at noon Thursday destroyed this Larimore Road home and sent two people by helicopters to Columbus with injuries. An unidentified woman in the residence suffered burns and an unidentified man suffered smoke inhalation. Central Ohio Joint Fire District Fire Chief Joe Porter called for mutual aid from Homer, Utica and Mount Vernon departments with squads, engines and water tankers. The Knox County Sheriff’s Office and the Ohio State Fire Marshal’s office have been called to investigate the fire. style=

    Larimore Road Fire

    A fire at noon Thursday destroyed this Larimore Road home and sent two people by helicopters to Columbus with injuries. An unidentified woman in the residence suffered burns and an unidentified man suffered smoke inhalation. Central Ohio Joint Fire District Fire Chief Joe Porter called for mutual aid from Homer, Utica and Mount Vernon departments with squads, engines and water tankers. The Knox County Sheriff’s Office and the Ohio State Fire Marshal’s office have been called to investigate the fire. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • A fire at noon Thursday destroyed this Larimore Road home and sent two people by helicopters to Columbus with injuries. An unidentified woman in the residence suffered burns and an unidentified man suffered smoke inhalation. Central Ohio Joint Fire District Fire Chief Joe Porter called for mutual aid from Homer, Utica and Mount Vernon departments with squads, engines and water tankers. The Knox County Sheriff’s Office and the Ohio State Fire Marshal’s office have been called to investigate the fire. style=

    Larimore Road Fire

    A fire at noon Thursday destroyed this Larimore Road home and sent two people by helicopters to Columbus with injuries. An unidentified woman in the residence suffered burns and an unidentified man suffered smoke inhalation. Central Ohio Joint Fire District Fire Chief Joe Porter called for mutual aid from Homer, Utica and Mount Vernon departments with squads, engines and water tankers. The Knox County Sheriff’s Office and the Ohio State Fire Marshal’s office have been called to investigate the fire. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • A fire at noon Thursday destroyed this Larimore Road home and sent two people by helicopters to Columbus with injuries. An unidentified woman in the residence suffered burns and an unidentified man suffered smoke inhalation. Central Ohio Joint Fire District Fire Chief Joe Porter called for mutual aid from Homer, Utica and Mount Vernon departments with squads, engines and water tankers. The Knox County Sheriff’s Office and the Ohio State Fire Marshal’s office have been called to investigate the fire. style=

    Larimore Road Fire

    A fire at noon Thursday destroyed this Larimore Road home and sent two people by helicopters to Columbus with injuries. An unidentified woman in the residence suffered burns and an unidentified man suffered smoke inhalation. Central Ohio Joint Fire District Fire Chief Joe Porter called for mutual aid from Homer, Utica and Mount Vernon departments with squads, engines and water tankers. The Knox County Sheriff’s Office and the Ohio State Fire Marshal’s office have been called to investigate the fire. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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